Heart Throb® Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Schmred'

SKU
40200
Attractive horizontal tiers of branches help make this small deciduous tree popular. Showy clusters of deep rosy pink flowers followed in fall by large, red, raspberry like fruits that will attract birds. Blue-green foliage turns an outstanding dark red in the fall. Attractive mottled, exfoliating bark on mature trees. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationKOR-nus KOO-sa
Average Size at MaturityUpright growth, 15 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseSpecimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering -weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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